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Cold weather runs

Just because there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean the miles have to stop. Here are a few of our beloved picks for the best cool weather garments to keep you running through the leaves. Story and photos by Brandon Mathis Salomon Agile Warm Glove For such a packable and light weight…(Read More)

Osprey Transporter

Osprey took their beloved Transporter duffels and shlackered them up with a coat of armor, making a tough bag even tougher. Meet the Osprey Transporter Expedition. by Brandon Mathis Its called TPU: Thermoplastic Polyurethane, and it’s perfect for the outdoors. It’s burly and abrasion-resistant. It’s strong; your collapsable ski poles aren…(Read More)

The spotlight has once again turned to shine brightly on steel framed bikes. story and photos by Ben Brashear There’s a movement in the cycling industry: a rising hoard of made in the U.S.A. bike builders, all hoping and re-defining what a bike can and should be. And, there’s an…(Read More)

pickle juice

Think the power of some sports drinks is all in your head? Well, you’re exactly right. We love a good pickle, but that’s beside the point. Someone handed us a bottle of Pickle Juice Sport in the middle of winter and six months later we found it in our car’s center console…(Read More)

Luci Solar Lamps

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Light up the night with Luci Solar Lights A new energy company called Mpowerd is marketing simple and clean affordable energy with lights founded on the idea that life still goes on after dark, so why not brighten up the night with the power of the sun. Luci inflatable solar lights are clever, inflatable, waterproof…(Read More)

Life Straw

Imagine a water filter as simple as a drinking straw. Just put it in dirty water, pull through the straw and drink all the clean, safe water you can. That’s LifeStraw. By sucking the water through a hollowed membrane fiber which physically strains out bacteria and protozoa, LifeStraws are easy to use, high flow…(Read More)

Headsweats

We like companies that do something good while making something good. So when we heard about Headsweats and their National Park Collection series of trucker hats we had to get under one, well, three. Not only is the line up of truckers super cool with photo graphics of iconic national parks like Rocky Mountain National…(Read More)

Osprey Tempest 20

We loaded up a rowdy mountain town gal with a back pack she could use for everything. And then she did. By Brandon Mathis Meet Sara Knight, your typical mountain town woman with a good job, a nice smile and a hankering for trail running, mountain biking world class trails, kayaking wild rivers, high country…(Read More)